Windows Phone 8 combines the best of Windows Phone 7 with the best of WinRT, resulting in a platform that provides more opportunities than ever for mobile developers. Join the fun as Jeff leads a guided tour through the new features of Windows Phone 8 and provides the quick start you need to start writing apps today.
Claus Joergensen, Principal Program Manager, discussed Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 updates to the SMB3 protocol and some changes in Windows behavior at the Interoperability Protocols Plugfest 2013. SMB3 is a protocol covered in the MS-SMB2 specification is included in the Windows Protocol Documents. He provided background regarding IAAS low cost storage and a number of SMB3 enhancements including continuous availability and failover for developers implementing MS-SMB, MS-SMB2 (&SMB3) file sharing protocols.
Liberate yourself from the shackles of limited data processing. Embrace unstructured, semi-structured and structured data. Express your logic in best of breed technologies. Utilise thousands of cores of compute to learn how to win the Internet. Andy will explain different data structures and paradigms that can be effectively used to express them. Using Windows Azure, he will provision and interact with Hadoop, Mahout and Neo4j to mine massive data sets, learn and express meaning from them. Although embracing non-Microsoft technologies, this will be presented from a familiar place; hosted on Windows Azure and consumed with C#.